Roanoke Police investigate teen's murder

Nickalas Nathaniel Lee (Paulina Dolue)

ROANOKE, Va. (WSET) - Roanoke Police are investigating a homicide.

They say officers responded to the 2300 block of Tuckawana Circle N.W. Thursday around 12:15 a.m. in reference to a shots fired call.

Officers found a man with gunshot wounds behind a building, officials say.

Police identified the individual as Nickalas Nathaniel Lee, 17, of Roanoke.

Roanoke Fire EMS took the teen to Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 1:13 a.m.

Roanoke police say no arrests have been made and the investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with information should call the RPD tip line at 540-344-8500.

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